Supreme Court sets March 4 to deliver judgement on election petition case

The Supreme Court has set March 4, 2021, to deliver its ruling in the 2020 Election Petition case.

This was announced by the president of the panel, Chief Justice Kwasi Anin-Yeboah on Monday, February 22, 2021.

“The petition is adjourned to March 4, 2021, for judgement,” Anin-Yeboah said.

The petition was filed by the presidential candidate of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama who is challenging the 2020 presidential results delivered by the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission.

After several days of failing to convince the court to have his case reopened, John Mahama, through his legal team was permitted by the Supreme Court to file his closing address ahead of the ruling.

“We think that the petitioner should be granted leave to file his closing address on or before Tuesday, February 23, 2021.”

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